Bleu Cheese Black Burger/ Root N’ Seeds Cantina, Miami

(WSVN) - A cook inside a food truck has a cheesy way to dress up a hamburger. That’s what’s cooking tonight as we grab a Bite with Belkys.

The Chef: Fernando Gomez
The Restaurant: Root N’ Seeds Cantina, Miami
The Dish: Bleu Cheese Black Burger


1 lb. 90/10 ground beef
1 tbsp. maple bacon jam (pre-cooked bacon, tbsp maple syrup, tbsp brown sugar, olive oil and carmelized onions)
1 tbsp. blue cheese butter (blue cheese mixed with butter, salt and pepper)
Brioche bun
Dijon mustard aioli

Method of Preparation for Maple Bacon jam:

  • Crumble 3 strips of pre-cooked bacon.
  • Add to pan with olive oil with brown sugar and maple syrup and cook until carmelized.
  • Add carmelized onions (1/4 of white onion – cook until carmelized) and reduce until thick.

Method of Preparation: 

  • Shape ground beef into 7 oz. patties and season with salt.
  • Cook on both sides until done.

To Plate:

  • Spread dijon mustard aioli to toasted brioche bun.
  • Add burger and top with blue cheese butter, maple bacon jam and top half of bun,

Serves: 1 each.

Root N’ Seeds Cantina
(Located at Proyecto Tulum)
270 NW 23rd St.
Miami, FL 33137

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